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Join us for a FREE live, interactive, webinar as part of the Triage Cancer Webinar Series, that will explain the steps that can be taken to reduce the financial impact of a cancer diagnosis. As we enter open enrollment for different types of health insurance, attendees will learn how to pick the best plan to reduce out-of-pocket expenses, as well as other ways to reduce the financial burden of cancer.

Presented by Monica Bryant, Esq.

Avoiding Financial Toxicity

Oct 16, 20199:00am PDT1 hour

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Presented by Monica Bryant, Esq.
Cancer is expensive. However, there are steps you can take to reduce the financial impact of a cancer diagnosis. As we enter open enrollment for different types of health insurance, learn how to pick the best plan to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses, as well as other ways to reduce the financial burden of cancer.

Social workers and nurses in attendance will walk away with a better understanding of how to mitigate the financial impact of a cancer diagnosis. This webinar will explore the different types of health insurance, learn how to pick the best plan to reduce out-of-pocket expenses, as well as other ways to reduce the financial burden of cancer. This webinar will provide social workers, nurses, and other types of health care professionals with a foundation to help patients make those decisions and provide appropriate referrals.  All attendees will have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions in real time via a chat-box.

October 16, 2019

9am P / 11am C / 12pm E

Course Level: Beginner

Agenda

1:00-1:05 Welcome, Speaker Introduction

1:05-1:55 Overview of health insurance options, how to pick an appropriate health insurance plan, and other ways to reduce financial toxicity.

1:55–2:00 Questions

2:00-2:10 Post Test

Accreditation Information

Nurses: Triage Cancer is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who meet the requirements will be awarded 1 contact hour.

Social Workers: Triage Cancer, #1689, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Triage Cancer maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 08/26/2019 to 08/26/2020. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

In order to receive CE/Contact Hours, attendees must register individually. Participants who “listen in” on another participant’s phone/computer will not be eligible for credit. Participants must attend the entire webinar, no partial credit will be given.

Participants will be emailed a link to the online evaluation and post-test one hour after the completion of the webinar and will have one week to complete both. Participants must receive a passing grade (80%) on the post-test to receive CE/Contact Hours. Participants who do not pass the post-test will be given one opportunity to re-take the test. Instructions and a link to re-take the exam will be emailed to every participant who does not receive a passing grade on the post-test. If participants do not pass the post-test on the second attempt they will not receive credit.

The relevant certificates will be emailed to eligible attendees within 4 weeks of the event.

Participants who need accommodations for a disability should email webinars@triagecancer.org.

Objectives

  • Attendees will be able to differentiate between the various health insurance options.
  • Attendees will be able to articulate the factors to consider when choosing a health insurance policy.

Questions or Grievances

Questions about Triage Cancer’s accreditation can be made by phone at 424.456.4628 or via email at CE@TriageCancer.org. Complaints may be filed via fax (424) 258-7064, email CE@TriageCancer.org or by mail to 6348 N. Milwaukee Ave. #136, Chicago, IL 60646.

System Requirements

Triage Cancer uses the GoToWebinar platform to host its webinars. To view the system requirements, please click here. An email will be sent to you after you register with additional login information.